Larceny

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Outcome: On day of trial, prosecutor agreed to no upfront jail and Client was sentenced only to pay court costs, fines, and restitution. No jail and no probation.

Client charged with multiple larceny counts. On day of trial, prosecutor agreed to no upfront jail and Client was sentenced only to pay court costs, fines, and restitution. No jail and no probation.

Retail Fraud (Shoplifting)

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Outcome: One charge was dismissed and defendant was given Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (HYTA) status for the other charge with three months probation. HYTA gives client a non-public record.

Client had two active cases for retail fraud. After discussions with the prosecutor, they agreed to dismiss one case and Client was given Holmes Youthful Trainee Act status on the other case, which means that she will not have a public record upon successful completion of probation.

Retail Fraud (Shoplifting)

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Outcome: After reviewing the police report with the prosecutor and pointing out flaws in the case, the prosecutor decided to dismiss the charges.

Client charged with retail fraud, aka shoplifting.

Felonious Assault– 2nd Habitual Offender

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Outcome: Client pled guilty to disturbing the peace (minor misdemeanor) with no jail, no probation.

Defendant was charged with felonious assault with a prior offense for the same charge after stabbing victim in the face while intoxicated.

Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

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Outcome: After discussing the matter with the prosecutor, the charge was dismissed.

Defendant was charged with the felony of carrying a concealed deadly weapon in her vehicle.

Fraudulent Use of a Financial Transaction Device– Credit Card Fraud

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Outcome: On the day of trial, client offered diversion-- no jail, no probation, and no public record of the offense

Defendant was charged with two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card with an additional charge pending. Each charge was a five-year felony.

Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW)

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Outcome: Client pled guilty to 93-day misdemeanor and sentenced to no jail, no probation, no fines or costs. Only sentence was to complete five days of community service.

Client charged with carrying a concealed weapon facing five years in prison.

Possession of Cocaine

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Outcome: Case was dismissed after a suppression hearing.

Defendant was charged with felony possession of cocaine after an officer witnessed the transaction and pulled the defendant over.

Aggravated Stalking– 2nd Habitual Offender

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Outcome: After filing motions at trial court, prosecutor agreed to remand case for a misdemeanor plea. Probation Department recommended jail, but after speaking on behalf of Client, judge sentenced to probation.

Client was charged with Aggravated Stalking as an habitual second offender facing 7 1/2 years in prison and five years mandatory probation.